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Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
thousands surrounded by floods in jakarta. and confessions of a sporting superstar. lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey about to be broadcast. ♪ >> hello. one of the biggest international hostage crisis in decades appears to have come to an end 36 hours after it began. algerian security sources are reporting 30 hostages and 11 kidnappers were killed in a military operation at a gas plant in the east of the country. while the hostages included algerians as well as foreigners from at least nine countries including the u.s., britain and japan. algeria says those behind the attack include egyptians and others. they launch admit operation because the armed group threatened to blow up the gas installation. we report from washington. >> the algerian military decided to end the stage, the consequences of that action still not clear. in a day of confused messages, the hostage takers claimed they were moving some of their captives across the gas plant but the vehicles were attacked by algerian military helicopters. it appears hostages and hostage takers were killed. something not
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
hands. uncertainty over whether lance armstrong confesses to doping in a television interview. in syria, two bomb blasts at a university has killed at least 80 people. dozens of others were wounded in that attack. opposition activists are blaming the government. >> the first day of school exams for many students at aleppo .niversity, and then guesthis what residents of syria's largest city described as to attacks on the campus. one was near campus accommodation where as many as 30,000 people live. many of them had moved there to escape violence and other areas of aleppo. some said the blast came from rocket attacks and planned opposition fighters. >> the cowardly terrorist act that targeted students at the university of aleppo. mr. president, we have always said that the terrorist armed groups in my country take advantage of the security council meeting at perpetrated terrorist acts in syria, and this is indeed what happened today. >> opposition groups say it was military, some say an aerial attack. some said it appeared to be for missiles launched from the ground. some neighborhoods ha
Jan 18, 2013 5:30am PST
drugs. in an interview with oprah winfrey, lance armstrong admitted he lied about cheating for years and will lead people into keeping quiet. rob reynolds reports from los angeles. >> lance armstrong finally admitting he cheated and lied. >> did you ever take banned distances to enhance your performance? >> yes. >> he admitted he used banned instances all seven times he won and offered this explanation. >> for you, whatever the flaws that may be willing to risk it all? >> i think a roofless desire to win at all costs. >> he was stripped of his titles and banned from the sport for life in october after a report by the agency detailed how he masterminded one of the most sophisticated doping schemes in the history of professional sports. he denied dumping allegations for a decade. -- doping allegations for a decade. cyclists reacted to his submissions. >> i still respect him as an athlete. >> the message is you can sheet, like, and get over it. >> i am not surprised. >> he is far from the only professional cyclists who has engaged in doping says one of the founders of modern drug- testi
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
performance? >> yes. >> lying and bullying. what will the world here next from lance armstrong? -- hear next? a military operation at an algerian gas plant appears to be ongoing, three days after al qaeda-flynt fighters took hundreds of workers hostage. although more than six other people are reported to have been released, 30 foreign workers remain unaccounted for. algerian state media says 12 hostages have died. >> these and the people we were able to escape what may have been a terrifying experience for them, and relieved, they most certainly are. algerian television took these pictures, and it shows men, with praise for the algerian army, which took on the hostage crisis. >> the algerian army. >> i think they did a fantastic job. i am very impressed. >> my thoughts are with colleagues. >> still, the most reliable estimates are that dozens of hostages remain missing, unaccounted for, and a second operation has been undertaken by algerian forces to try to find an end. hopefully, it will be better than the first one, which ended in about 30 workers killed by troops, who apparently bombed it
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
? absolutely. >> lance armstrong apologizes, but can he rebuilt his tarnished reputation? >>> the algerian hostage crisis is over. special forces stormed the remote gas plant, killing 11 gunmen after they took the lives of 74 hostages. -- took the lives of 7 4 hostages. dozens of people are still unaccounted for. at 29 gunmen said to have links with al qaeda are thought to have been killed. >> the first photo to emerge out of what happened shows hostages kneeling captive in the desert. in other pictures broadcast by algerian tv, they are shown group against a wall. we don't know how many of these people survived what was to come. army helicopter swooped over the complex as they were cornered by algerian special forces. the hopes of a clinical rescue operation and release of hostages have been dashed, state media reporting that seven hostages and 11 militants were killed in the final assault. workers from britain, the u.s., japan, and norway are still among those unaccounted for. in norway, the prime minister has visited the families. >> it was a very emotional meeting with the relatives, a
Jan 16, 2013 5:30am PST
.s. talk-show host, oprah winfrey, has been speaking about her interview with lance armstrong. she would not confirm whether or not the ban cyclists confessed to taking drugs. he has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles and banned from professional cycling for life. we will find out what he says on thursday when the interview airs. venezuela's vice president steps in for hugo chavez. still ahead, his state of the nation address and his message to the opposition. and getting to safety. two japanese airlines have grounded the streamliners after another malfunction. what next for boeing? -- grounded the dreamliners. >> hello and welcome back. if you look at the satellite image, you see lots of clout systems and almost everyone is associated with snow across europe. we look at the forecast for thursday. across the ukraine and in russia, very cold and snowy. central parts also seeing significant snowfall. that could cause transport disruption. simmering heading towards the mediterranean. heavy rain in rome, temperature 10 degrees. in the west, there's drier weather, but it is stil
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